Housing Gym Activities Assistant
Closes: February 21, 2020
@ 8:59 p.m. PST
Reports To: Resident Services Manager
Hours: Part time – Up to 29 Hrs/Wk
Most shifts will be during evenings and weekends
Under the general supervision of the Director and the Gym Activities Coordinator, this position assists with planning and arranging social, cultural and recreational activities for participant families in the Puyallup Tribal Housing Authority (PTHA). Responsibilities will include assisting in coordinating event planning, researching social service resources, driving, shopping, cooking, preparing and distributing flyers, event set-up and clean-up, and working with families on individual needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assists Gym Activities Coordinator with co-organizing and planning cultural/recreational activities for tenants in tribal housing.
Suggests ideas that will engage participation in Housing.
Develops and maintains a positive rapport with housing tenants at social, cultural, and recreational events.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes weekend events.
Gather information from tribal, federal, state, and local entities about social services resources available to families in tribal housing.
Responsible for supervising open gym and other events, as assigned by supervisor.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications and requirements
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma and one year of related experience Basic beginner level experience in computer skills, specifically working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher required.
Ability to identify, read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Employee should have the ability to communicate effectively in a large setting. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Licenses or Certificates
Must have and maintain a valid and unrestricted Washington State driver’s license. Driver’s license must not contain any restrictions that would prevent the employee from driving a GSA vehicle.
Must be able to pass a criminal background to work with children check prior to and throughout employment.
Experience driving large utility vans preferred
Other Skills and Abilities
Must have experience working with Native populations centered on community building.
Knowledge of working with disadvantage/at risk community members preferred.
Familiarity with social justice issues that affect Native communities preferred.
Experience organizing and executing large recreational events preferred.
Should have a strong work ethic and comfort level to network with other entities within the tribe.
Requires the ability to operate a typewriter, personal computer, multi-line telephone, calculator, facsimile and photocopier.
Requires the ability to read, write, communicate, and interpret information accurately in English.
Requires the ability to concentrate and consistently produce accurate work.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level is low to moderate.
The physical exertion is low to moderate.
Work is performed in an office setting with occasional travel to visit residents at their homes.
There is occasional exposure to outdoor weather conditions.
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Indian Preference Employer as Required by Law
- Pay Type Hourly
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